INTERVIEW: Why we won’t allow Abuja arts village run 24 hours daily — Runsewe
The director-general of the National Council for Arts and Culture explains why he is on war path with residents of the village.
Creative industry is Nigeria’s new oil- Lai Mohammed
Creative Industry Financing Conference kicks off in Lagos
At Abuja arts and crafts village, change stirs tension
The recent change of guard at the Arts and Crafts Village in Abuja is generating ripples beneath its otherwise calm exterior.
Author Okey Ndibe tours Nigeria to promote new books
The don will be talking about his recent novel, Never Look an American in the Eye.
Germany-based Nigerian artists present ‘Wanderlust’ in Lagos
‘Wanderlust’ is a German word that describes a desire to travel and explore.
Moderator’s question on women’s ‘submission’ to men sparks heated debate
Hear Word! as it was presented at the Institut Français, highlighted a gamut of issues Nigerian women face regularly.
Gowon, Obasanjo extol virtues of Maimalari, first Nigerian Army regular combatant
A book on the life of the military officer killed during the 1966 military coup was presented in Abuja.
Book on Brigadier Maimalari killed in 1996 Coup for Public Presentation
A former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, is billed to chair the book launch.
Encomiums galore as burial rites of ‘Eze Goes to School’ author begin
Mr. Nzekwu, a notable writer and editor, was born in Kafanchan on Feb. 19, 1928.
Lagos, Nigerian govt plan festival to help Africans in diaspora trace roots
The festival would be a replica of the 1977 Festival of Arts and Culture.
‘Modern Interpretations,’ paintings by Titi Omoighe opens in Lagos
The exhibition is sponsored by luxury house, Moet Hennessey, and runs until August 30, 2017.
Four African countries to participate in Lagos fashion show
The carnival is billed for the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.
African Literary Diversity Is Honoured, Many Days After
The winning novel is set is suburban Nigeria, a deeply introspective fare that deals with loss and family relations in the midst of Nigeria’s political and social crises.
Benue begins translation of science textbooks into indigenous languages
Federal government officials have hailed the initiative.
SPECIAL REVIEW: Clinton, Patterson in a writing coup, By Bisi Daniel
Former occupants of the White House have written books, but not a novel.
Nigerian Writer, Jowhor Ile, wins 2017 Etisalat Literature Prize
Judges say three finalists were selected from a long list after fulfilling some criteria.
U. S., Cuba, others to participate in African Drums Festival
Twelve states in the country also confirmed their participation in the festival.
Chimamanda, Jega, Aig-Imoukhuede, Mabogunje elected into American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The new class will be inducted at a ceremony on October 7 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
56 editions after, Nigeria debuts at Venice Biennale
Venice Biennale is the oldest cultural biennale, and one of the most prestigious large-scale art exhibitions.
Chimamanda Adichie makes Fortune magazine’s list of 50 world leaders
Adichie’s book ‘Americanah’ recently won the “One Book, One New York” campaign.